Technology

Technology
Aug 23, 2016
While many institutions rely on online program management providers, Schreiner University opts for an alternative way of building an online nursing program.

Surveys

Oct. 14, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology explored the views of instructors (and campus administrators who oversee digital learning) on a range of timely issues.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Nov. 12, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from Mediasite, the Learning House and Academic Partnerships.

Booklets

"The Evolution of Distance Learning" is Inside Higher Ed's latest compilation of articles.

The print-on-demand booklet features articles about a range of institutions and approaches.

This compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

Inside Higher Ed featured a webinar on October 13 in which its editors and reporters discussed the themes of the booklet. Click here to listen to the webinar.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Blackboard. 

Blogs

Technology and Learning
August 24, 2016 - 9:00pm

A book that says nothing about the winner-take-all postsecondary labor market - but might have.

Library Babel Fish
August 23, 2016 - 9:06pm

There's a lot to like about Wikipedia, but it's becoming a hostile place for many editors.

Technology and Learning
August 23, 2016 - 9:00pm

Why we sometimes knowingly adopt technologies that degrade our experiences, and what this behavior may mean for education.

Archive

October 31, 2007
A representative of the recording industry, a professor, a songwriter and a founding member of Jefferson Airplane discuss the future of file sharing.
October 29, 2007
A professor and a technology specialist discuss their attempt to bring term papers out into the open with the resource many faculty members abhor.
October 26, 2007

As information technology leaders convened for the Educause meetings Thursday in Seattle, they talked about some of the same issues that are attracting attention in higher ed outside of technology circles: links to K-12, making courses more engaging and measuring what students learn.

October 25, 2007

If recent history is any guide, students' online behavior is not only unpredictable, but it would be futile to try to change it.

October 24, 2007
The annual Campus Computing Survey focuses on IT security and crisis management, finding gaps in preparation but fewer attacks on networks.
October 23, 2007
Some 20 percent of all students took at least one such course last year, but rate of increase is slowing.
October 17, 2007
A new center at Penn State could redefine testing for students used to filling in bubbles (or blanks). For extra credit, it could also curb cheating.
October 8, 2007
Students aren't signing up for text systems -- quickly installed by many campuses after the Virginia Tech killings -- as widely as some expected.
October 5, 2007
GAO official and House subcommittee chairman cite dangers of adding more biodefense labs without increasing the capability to monitor them.
October 5, 2007
GOP education leaders, seeking to influence Democrats, call for tough college cost provisions, abandoning new "auction" for student loans, and pressuring colleges on illegal downloading.

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